France has begun issuing professional cards to construction workers in a scheme that will become compulsory this year. The objective is to combat illegal employment and the fraudulent posting of workers in Europe.
Vladis Dombrovskis, the European Commissioner for the Euro and Social Dialogue, has welcomed France's controversial labour law reforms, which directly respond to the EU executive's criticisms of the French economy. EURACTIV France reports.
Three million students have studied abroad with Erasmus+, but only 5,000 apprentices have taken part in the exchange. France and Germany are joining forces to increase the programme’s uptake. EURACTIV France reports.